Coaches

Dillon Geyselaers

Greetings! I'd love to coach your improv or sketch team! I am also available to direct other projects and coach you through your next audition. I believe in grounded scene work, listening and reacting truthfully, and following the fun. I have been studying and performing improv, sketch,...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Jessika Stocker

Jessika has been performing improv and sketch since 2005. She's a current house team member at the Armory on team The Overachievers. She's also on indie teams BBGT, Turnstile, and Bangin'. She's trained at Magnet, UCB, Annoyance, completed the Second City Conservatory and Theater 99 in Charleston...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Brandon Zelman

Teams Promises (UCB Harold Night, UCB Lloyd Night, Multi-Time UCBW Cage Match Winners) Calico (UCB Harold Night) Brief Dragon (Hosts of Indie Cage Match) The Trial ASP Improvised Gilmore Girls Doorman Big Kitten Hamford SexyTrope Performer/Director with The Story Pirates Specialties ...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Sebastian Conelli

Sebastian is a writer and performer from Staten Island, New York. He has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy at the Magnet Theater and the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater since 2010. He has had the privilege of studying under Peter McNerney, Armando Diaz, Russ Armstrong, Jordan Kleepe...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Jake Keefe

Im Jake! I've been doing improv for 20 years and sketch for 10! I’ve produced shows all over NYC was a part of the hit play Puffs and have been in numerous commercials! My main focus now is zen meditation and how to calm, focus, and center yourself as you approach scene work. If that's not you...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Donald Chang

"Support & Specify" is my improv philosophy. I want to help you play your smartest, funnest and togetherest. Either over Zoom or in person. If y'all need to cancel, please give me 24 hrs warning ahead of time. Cancellations made within 24 hrs will still be charged. I was on Lloyd...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Shannon Kelly

6/4/22-UPDATE: I am no longer living in NYC, but I'm happy to recommend other wonderful coaches still in the area if you need help finding someone. Thanks to all who have reached out, keep on improv'ing! ----- Hey there! I am a writer and performer in New York City, and I would love to coach yo...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Kristen Strong

Hey there! I'm a former UCB Harold and Lloyd performer who'd love to coach you! ! I studied improv at UCB starting in 2012. Previous teams include Ritual, Hotcake, Havoc, and Zaddy. I also hosted the Tuesday night Improv Jam. I love working on game and the mechanics of improv - baseline re...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Elana Fishbein

Elana is a teacher and performer at the Magnet Theater. She can be seen on stage with the Armando Diaz Experience, Magnet Theater TourCo, solo as Pepita (winner of Inspirado and San Diego's Best of the Fest), and in her two-woman play, Sisters Three (New York Times Critic's Pick). She's featured ...
Schedule updated 9 months ago

Blake Opper

Hi, I’m Blake and I'm a big ole improv nerd. Let's be improv nerds together! This art form is as difficult as it is rewarding and I'd love to work with and your indie team/practice group on tackling this big dumb thing called improv. Here’s a list of credentials: I’ve been taking impro...
Schedule updated 9 months ago